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pediment

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pediment
1. In Classical architecture, a triangular gable usually having a horizontal cornice, with raked cornices on each side, surmounting or crowning a portico or another major division of a façade, end wall, or colonnade.
2. A gable above or over a door, window, or hood; usually has a horizontal cornice, crowned with curved sides, or may also be crowned with another configuration (such as broken sides) or its base may be broken in the middle. For definitions and illustrations of specific types, See angular pediment, broken pediment, broken-scroll pediment, center-gabled pediment, curved pediment, open pediment, pointed pediment, round pediment, scroll pediment, segmental pediment, split pediment, swan’s-neck pediment, triangular pediment.
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the owner of Miami Jai Alai, plans to modify a section of the 180,000-square-foot fronton to install an undetermined number of slot machines.
Florida was the home of America's first fronton, built in Hialeah in 1924, but it wasn't until the '50s that the sport really exploded.
Les slogans exaltant une telle mission fleurissaient sur les frontons des usines et les banderoles deployees chaque 1er Mai.
Callahan, who had been skimming profits from his jai alai frontons for Mr.
David Kellerman stated, "Florida Gaming's strategy of placing low stakes poker rooms in its existing Jai-Alai frontons will lead to dramatic earnings growth, our 1998 EPS estimate for Florida Gaming Corporation is $0.
MIAMI -- Florida Gaming Corporation (OTCBB: FGMG) ("FGMG" or the "Company"), owner and operator of two Jai-Alai frontons located in Ft.
Rejetant la repudiation prononcee par les bthistes, ils imposent le caractere latin et portent, comme une mere enceinte, le signe amazigh, celebre jusque sur les frontons des institutions etatiques, pour rappeler que la revendication culturelle n'a ete ni oubliee ni assouvie.
Autotote conducts pari-mutuel wagering for various dog and horse tracks and jai alai frontons throughout the country.
Today, AmTote, based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, designs, produces, implements, operates and services computerized wagering systems for such customers as horse and greyhound racetracks, off-track betting corporations and jai alai frontons.
A city steeped in history, Dania Beach was the first official city/municipality to be incorporated into Broward County dating back to the 1880s, and is now the location of one of the largest jai alai frontons in the United States, and is home to the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum,
Kathy was a resident of the Palm Beach area since 1980 and a former employee of the Jai-Alai Frontons in Palm Beach, FL and Newport, RI.
Headquartered in New York City, Autotote Corporation is the leading supplier of computerized pari-mutuel wagering systems and services to horse tracks, dog tracks, jai-alai frontons, and Off-Track-Betting systems in over 20 countries.